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Keeping your hard drive in tip-top shape is key to a well-running computer. A crashed hard drive means smacking a big wet-one goodbye to all of your data.
Eliminate Unnecessary Data
De-clutter the drive to make its workload easier.
One way of de-cluttering is to uninstall programs you never use ...
That little thing that you stick in your computer to store or transfer data can also mean very bad news.
The USB device or “flash drive” can be reconfigured to work like a little thief, for instance, being made to mimic a keyboard and take instructions from the master thief ...
Here’s four chief ways how data breaches happen:
Illegal access to information or systems. Personal Identifying Information (PII) data can be illegally accessed via technology such as computer hacking or infecting computers with viruses, Trojans or worms—leading to stolen data or malfunctioning systems.
Would you reasonably expect success when attempting to drive cross country in a 1975 Pinto with balled tires, no brakes, dried cracked belts and with already 250k on the motor?
You might if you didn’t stop and think about things.
The same is true of an individual or a business ...
Enterprises spend billions every year maintaining (and powering) duplicate racks and even entire data centers, solely for occasional potential use (in the event of an unforeseen outage or disaster). Required by law in many cases, it is probably one of the largest IT investments with among the lowest returns ...